OBITUARY

Ruby Pauline Ball

October 29, 1927May 7, 2013

“She fought the good fight, kept the faith, and finished the course” 2 Timothy 4:7 Ruby Pauline Ball, age 85, entered into rest May 7, 2013 at Wexford House. She was a native of Deskins, VA and had lived in Kingsport since 1959. Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, Starlin and Maude Lester Boyd; husband of 58 years, James Roscoe Ball; several brothers and sisters. She was a homemaker and member of Bloomingdale Baptist Church for 51 years. Survivors include two sons, Steven L. Ball and wife Sandra K., Mike D. Ball and wife Donna; daughter, Paula Ball all of Kingsport; five grandchildren, Jamie Doran, Dustin Ball, Jennifer Ketron, Jessica Franks, Rachel Free; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Virgil Boyd and wife Blanche of Tazewell, VA. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. today, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at East Lawn Funeral Home, with funeral services to follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at East Lawn Memorial Park. East Lawn Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ball family, please visit www.eastlawnkingsport.com to leave a condolence for the family. The family would like to thank the staff of Wexford House and Amedysis Hospice for the love and care they gave Pauline.

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 9, 2013
  • Graveside Service Friday, May 10, 2013
REMEMBERING

Ruby Pauline Ball

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John Fugate

May 10, 2013

God bless you and your family, Paula.

Christine Franklin

May 10, 2013

Pauline, was precious inside & out. I would always say "I love you Pauline". Always her reply "I love you too".

May 10, 2013

May you find comfort in remembering your dear mother this Mother's Day, and every day.

Andrea Buchanan

May 10, 2013

Your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

May 9, 2013

Sorry to hear about your loss. God bless you all in this time of need. Kennth, Cathy, Kevin and Megan Bowen

Kimberly Trigg

May 9, 2013

I just want to say that it was a joy caring for Pauline for the past year and a half. She was always smiling. I will never forget that sweet smile. The family is in my prayers. With love, Kimberly CNA at Wexford House.

Kirk & Annie Ball

May 9, 2013

Aunt Pauline always had a big smile, welcome you in their home, no one was a stranger. She had a big heart and was loved by all. She is now reunited with her husband and family at the foot of Christ.

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